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8 executives appointed to INMA Europe Board positions

18 December 2020

ANTWERP (18 December 2020) – The European Division of the International News Media Association (INMA) today announced new appointments to its Board of Directors and recognised retiring members for their service.

The Board has appointed two new members to its Executive Committee alongside the current European President Gerold Riedmann, CEO at Russmedia:

  • Vice-President: Eimear Moran, Media Solutions Director, The Irish Times, Ireland 
  • Vice-President: Petteri Putkiranta, President News & Feature, Sanoma Media, Finland 

Appointed to new Board terms are:

  • Director for Belgium: Nicholas Lataire, Director News City, DPG Media 
  • Director for Croatia: Ana Hanžekovic, Owner and Member of the Management Board, Hanza Media 
  • Director for Portugal: Guida Pinto, Digital Innovation Director, Público 
  • Director for Sweden: Lina Hedenström, Chief Executive Officer, Norrköpings Tidningar Media 
  • Director for Switzerland: Marc Isler, Chief Revenue Officer, Tamedia 
  • European recipient of 2020 “30 Under 30” Awards: Virginia Stagni, Business Development Manager and FT Talent Director, Financial Times 

Retiring from the INMA Europe Board are:

  • Vice-President: Niklas Jonason, CEO, Stadsporten Citygate, Sweden 
  • Vice-President: Nina Ranke, Managing Director Business Media, Ringier Axel Springer, Switerland 
  • Director for Croatia: Boris Trupcevic, CEO, 24sata & Styria Media Croatia 
  • Director for Portugal: Alex Fonseca, President, Acepi, Portugal 
  • Director for Ukraine: Oleksandr Chovhan, CEO, RIA Media Corp, Ukraine 
  • Member of the Board: Bülent Mumay, Journalist, Turkey 

The INMA Europe Division Board manages the association's activities in Europe, including training and development and membership services.

Board members are appointed to three-year terms, and national directors are rotated amongst INMA Corporate Member companies within each European state to maximise diversity in the Board amongst the larger INMA community. Executive Officers (President, Vice-Presidents and Member) are appointed two two-year terms.

For a full list of the INMA Europe Division Board, click here.

The International News Media Association (INMA) is a global community of market-leading news media companies reinventing how they engage audiences and grow revenue in a multi-platform environment. The INMA community consists of more than 16,000 members at 850 media companies in 74 countries. Celebrating its 90th anniversary, INMA is the news media industry’s foremost ideas-sharing network with members connected via conferences, reports, Webinars, virtual meetings, and an unparalleled archive of best practices.




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